Conference Programme

New Lecture Theatre (NLT)
Upper Campus
University of Cape Town (UCT)
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Wednesday, 03 July 2019

09:00 – 10:30Registration (tea & coffee on arrival)
10:30 – 10:35Introductions
Richard van Huyssteen
Executive Director: ICTS
UCT
10:35 – 10:45Welcome
Dr Reno Morar
UCT
10:45 – 11:15The emerging cybersecurity legislative framework and obligations for organisations
Dr Kiru Pillay
South African Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS)
11:15 – 12:00Cyber self-defence; organisation, people and country risk
Craig Rosewarne
Wolfpack
12:00 – 13:00LUNCH
13:00 – 13:35Session chair: Roshan Harneker
Security as an Elusive Service
Maiendra Moodley
Government advisor
13:35 – 14:10The South African ICT R&D and Innovation Roadmap
Akhona Damane
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
14:10 – 14:45Cybersecurity: A Smart-City Perspective
Hylton Brand
City of Cape Town
14:45 – 15:15TEA
15:15 – 15:45Platinum sponsor: Dimension Data
Dimension Data’s Global Threat Intelligence Report

Mauritz Grobler
15:45 – 16:30Cornered in the pool room – using unconventional techniques to find a hacker
Peter Allwright
Horizon Forensics
16:30 – 16:45Closing remarks
18:00Conference Dinner

Thursday, 04 July 2019

08:00 – 09:00Registration (tea & coffee on arrival)
09:00 – 09:05Welcome
Andre Le Roux
09:05 – 09:50Keynote address
Jisc’s Active Cyber Defence
Steve Kennett
JISC
09:50 – 10:20Cyber Security Capacity Building for the 4th Industrial Revolution
Basie von Solms
University of Johannesburg
(pre-recorded presentation)
10:20 – 10:50Cybercrime bill what is next for South Africa
Corien Vermaak
Cyber security and IT law specialist
10:50 – 11:20TEA
11:20 – 11:55Session chair: Penny Thompson
Are we ready to embrace the future of work?
Mervyn George
SAP
11:55 – 12:30Cyber resilience
Nadia Veeran-Patel
ContinuitySA
12:30 – 13:00Network Intelligence to See, Control & Secure IT
Giuseppe Garau
Allot
13:00 – 14:00LUNCH
14:00 – 14:30Session chair: Ghamza Jacobs
Developing an IT cyber security strategy in a vacuum
Boeta Pretorius & Wilhelm Belkum
North-West University
14:30 – 15:00Jedi Mind Tricks 101: Social Engineering - Vice, Virtue or …
Jamiela Dawood
University of Cape Town
15:00 – 15:30Awareness of cybersecurity risks (Phishing) leads to well-informed user choices
Richard Hlalele
University of Johannesburg
15:30 – 16:00TEA
16:00 – 16:25Determining the key factors that lead to the adoption of password managers
Raymond Maclean
University of Cape Town
16:25 - 17:00Interactive Session
17:00 – 17:15Closing remarks
17:15Cocktail Function

Friday, 05 July 2019

08:00 – 09:00Registration (tea & coffee on arrival)
09:00 – 09:05Welcome
Roshan Harneker
UCT
09:05 – 09:45Dominic Cull
Ellipsis
09:50 – 10:20Platinum sponsor: Dimension Data
Multi- cloud security
Stephen Nel
10:20 – 10:50The Cybersecurity Capacity Centre for Southern Africa
Jacques Ophoff
UCT
10:50 – 11:20TEA
11:20 – 11:40Allot DDoS solution for Enterprise
Giuseppe Garau
Allot
11:40 - 12:10Paul Beyleveld
Cisco
12:10 - 13:00Panel Discussion
13:00 - 13:15Conference closing and Lucky Draw
Richard van Huyssten
UCT
13:15TAKEAWAY LUNCH
13:30 – 15:30Cybersecurity SIG meeting
By invitation only